KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Mets continue to find ways to win early in the season.
After seven scoreless innings, Mark Vientos delivered a single to score Shervyen Newton from second in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Kingsport Mets (2-0) their first run of the game against the Princeton Rays.
Mike Rhodes was defensive coordinator for two years at Union. He was also the school’s softball coach
The K-Mets pounded out 13 hits, including a 3-for-4, three-RBI performance from Shervyen Newton, on the way to a 7-3 win over Princeton on Tuesday.
After eight years of serving as head coach for two major sports programs at J.I. Burton, Jim Adams is going back to working in just one.
Cooper Farris knows a lot about baseball. He also knows some about the Kingsport area. Farris will put his knowledge of both together this summer as an assistant coach for the Kingsport Mets.
The Kingsport Mets are in town and looking to hit the ground running. They open the Appy League season Tuesday with a three-game home series against the Princeton Rays.
Until this year, area college baseball players had to make long journeys to play in summer leagues. That has changed with the formation of the Smokey Mountain NET Elite Collegiate League.
Hicks is leaving the Eastside football coaching position to become assistant principal and athletic director at Union
Gate City’s Alexis Flanary and Rye Cove’s Hailey Byington were among the MVPs from the Southwest Virginia FCA Senior All-Star Softball Challenge doubleheader Tuesday night.